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8 news now's shakala alvaranga talked to the department spearheading the effort. it's the same department that has already saved more than a hundred juveniles from human trafficking this year. ((shakala alvaranga)) >> dave and denise, this department recovers around 150 juveniles from sex trafficking every single year here in the valley. this latest arrest is a big win for them, especially because they believe this case is a lot worse than they previously thought. rescued from sex trafficking this year in las vegas. (("in 2015, our youngest victim was 11, and i do believe this year is 13.")) this under ground operation brings in billions. "it is scary because some of these traffickers are extremely dangerous and some believe that their lives are literally in danger if they were to speak to the police."
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police.. she told us how her team, captured david coil. she says a victim came forward about the allegations. "if no one comes forward and tells us there story, other people fall prey to the same individual and it's a repetetitive style." police believe coil has been involved in human trafficking since last october. "there was more people involved than we knew and there was more sex acts and exploitation that was going on than we intially knew." district attorney steven wolfson court ... promising a harsh punishment. (("he is a person who we are going to zealously prosecute because the crimes he committed are very very serious.")) wolfson admits more work needs to be done in nevada to combat sex trafficking. but he says his team is doing what they can to make sure these criminals stay behind bars. "i'd like to have 5 prosecuters that do nothing but sex trafficking cases but we're doing a good job.
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everyone will be mindful about answering ads online ... to make fast money. ((shakala alvaranga)) david coil will be in court tomorrow. he's facing several charges ... including sex trafficking of a child under 18 and soliciting and engaging in child prostitution. coming up at 6 on 8 news now, we talk to a victim of human trafficking who gave us an inside look at the terror she went through. denise? ((denise valdez)) the two neighbors who suspected killer in the ipad murder case... take the stand. michael solid is on trial, accused of killing 15 year old marcos arenas in 2013 while his friend was robbing the victim of his ipad. 8 news now reporter karen castro is live at the regional justice center with more on their testimony. karen? ((karen castro)) >> the ex-neighbors testified they recognized the defendant through surveillance
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sure they were that they knew the man seen in the footage. ((desirae jones - defendant's ex-neighbor: robert taylor - defendant's ex-neighbor: )) desirae jones and robert ex-neighbor: )) desirae jones and robert taylor told jurors they were watching a news report on television and immediately recognized their neighbor at the time, michael sd known as "mike p." jones called crime stoppers and told police solid hangs out with the other man seen on surveillance video identified as jacob dismont. dismont has already plead guilty in the case. meanwhile, the victim's father, ivan arenas, tells me he is thinking of the good memories with his son to get him through the trial ((ivan arenas - victim's father: )) ((karen castro))
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court. the prosecution showed autopsy pictures to the jury while questioning a medical examiner. however, the most gruesome images were not shown through a projector. ((karen castro)) >> the prosecution is expected to call more detectives and crime scene experts to the stand. i'm told they may rest their case on monday. reporting live, karen castro, 8 news now. ((dave courvoisier)) switching gears now... we started e and the chance of getting more has gone down... but tedd says it's not out of the question as we look ahead to the weekend.
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tonight. air remains dry in the single digits, but we'll begin to see the humidity and dewpoints rise again tomorrow and saturday as t'storms return. ............... .................... ................. hour by hour forecast shows hazy and gusty conditions through the evening hours and then relaxing late night. temps int eh 90's then eventually in the 80's late night for the 11. sunny start for tomorrow but we'll see an increase in clouds as early as midday as t'storm chances increase tomorrow. ((denise valdez)) investigators have produced few leads and no dozen wild horses at an eco-sanctuary in northern nevada. the horses died after vandals cut off the water supplies inside a private preserve in elko county. a reward of 100-thousand dollars is being offered by the property owner... but she is not confident the culprits will be found. the i-team's george knapp has an update.
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dozen wild horses in the goshute valley, part of the sprawling mustang monument project owned by madeleine pickens. state agriculture officials say they won't comment about their investigation, but then did--pointing a finger at pickens. this week, two more dead horses were found, along with other spots where her fencing had been cut by vandals. the elko county sheriff's office, which is a partner in the investigation, said it appears that some of the horses had been dead for weeks. she hired was supposed to make regular checks on the goshute herd, which is more than an hour's drive from the main herd and ranch house but investigators reportedly have not yet spoken to him about how often he checked. pickens paid to rescue the horses and installed the water system that worked fine until someone sabotaged it. madeleine pickens on the phone: no question, this was not an accident. this wasn't just one well that went off or something in the solar panel that didn't work.
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((george knapp)) pickens says the goshute herd was essentially self sufficient, living as wild horses do on the open range, with plenty of food and water. elko sheriffs told the i-team one theory is that good samaritans or horse advocates might have done it in order to free the horses from their 12,000 acre fenced range. animal activists plan to create a santuary for rescued mustangs. comments posted in the elko newspaper show many in that cattle-friendly community harbor harsh opinions about pickens operation. pickens says the fact that the perpetrators turned off the water suggests it was an act of violence aimed at the horses. her property has been vandalized several times before, and gun toting locals have pumped bullets into her facilities.
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so far. a state hotline is also up and running. pickens has offered a 100,000 dollar reward for information and is asking the tips be directed to her organization rather than to state investigators or police. george knapp 8 news now. ((denise valdez)) >> by odd coincidence, another rescued mustang was found dead this week. it had been stabbed and killed at a different horse sanctuary in southern idaho. on our website, we have a link to that story, plus the phone as information on the 100-thousand dollar reward./// ((dave courvoisier)) the countdown continues... just four more days until the first day of school. but safety advocates aren't wasting any time making drivers aware of their responsibility come monday morning. (( erin breen//unlv vulnerable road users project expect kids to do the unexpected. they're excited they're going back to school. believe it or not some kids are happy being there. they do things that children would do. so if you're not paying full attention, you may not have the opportunity to not
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)) ((dave courvoisier)) >> some tips for parents... leave early.. and expect there to be more traffic on the roads. for kids walking... always look both ways before crossing./// ((dave courvoisier)) rumors continue to swirl over how serious the talks are to bring the raiders to las vegas. ((denise valdez)) >> just today... the team filed trademarks to the phrase "las vegas raiders". meanwhile... moving forward. ((dave courvoisier)) >> the cost for what could one day be the new home for the raiders.... just shy of 2-billion dollars. and as mauricio marin explains... that price tag is at the center of a heated debate. ((mauricio marin)) >> it looks like it's coming down to 750-million dollars. that's how much developers want to come from public money for the proposed n-f-l stadium or no deal.
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the stadium. private investment would pay the rest of the cost. the total proposed cost is just under 2-billion dollars. another big move today---two locations have been proposed. the first spot is land north of russell road just west of interstate-15. the second area on the bali hai golf course. developers say the stadium would draw in more visitors to las vegas. and the risk falls on private investors. ((andy abboud/las vegas sands: "the beauty of this project is the backup of any cost over runs falls on the private developers, in this case the adeo stadium didn't perform in the worst case scenario immediately, which we don't anticipate, and didn't perform extremely strong then the risk of that falls on the adelsons. the risk dosen't fall on the tax payers." )) ((mauricio marin)) >> there is a time crunch in all this. the committee needs to make it's recommendation to the governor who will have to call a special session. and it will be up to the legislature to approve the funding. the raiders also need plans to move forward before the new year so n-f-l owners can approve the
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there is a committee meeting set for next month... but both sides hope to have a recommendation done before that date. because time is running out. ((mauricio marin)) we asked you on facebook whether public money should be used for this stadium.... more than 3-thousand people have voted... and so far 59-percent of you say no... while 32-percent support it./// >> at the end of the day though--- developers say the stadium would be publicly owned despite private investment involved. ((denise valdez)) make sure to set your our "raider nation relocation" special airs this saturday afternoon. you can catch it at 4:30 here on channel 8. after the show... it's the tennessee titans playing the raiders in a preseason game./// ((dave courvoisier)) still ahead... there's just a few weeks left of summer... so where are most people choosing to take a vacation? vegas of course! but did it top the list of best summer destinations? plus... ((michelle mortensen)) (( and the miracle grill mat promises you'll never clean your grill again. we put it to the try it before
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)) ((dave courvoisier)) if you love to bar b que ads for joe heck are attacking my time as attorney general. the thing they left out is the truth. the truth is crime actually went down during my time in office. that's why i've been endorsed by law enforcement across nevada. i'm proud of my record cracking down on meth, protecting seniors from scams,
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i approve this message because i've spent my career solving problems.
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the miracle grill mat may be for you. it promises to turn your grill into a non-stick, easy clean up flat top for just 10 bucks. ((denise valdez)) >> but does it work? consumer advocate michelle mortensen finds out in tonight's try it before you buy it. ((do you love to grill but hate the messy clean up .. me too .. hey mar gill here for the miracle grill mat .. )) ((michelle: :05 the miracle grill mat is pretty impressive ... it promises it is a non-stick surface... that you can do anything on. :13 you can even make breakfast. :15 for real. watch. )) ((here's something you could never do at home .. i'm going to do breakfast on my bbq .. i'm even going to add an egg look at that ((michelle: 20 why would you want to do that? i don't know.
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to need a little help. :28 )) and james brown is the perfect guy for the job. no not that james brown. chef james brown from chef james brown catering. he's all about the bbq. ((michelle: alright chef james brown ... how do you feel about this thing. chef: oh i am ready to give it a try if you can get some eggs on a grill let's try it out. )) and we shall. there's not a lot ofn just slap them on the grill and get grilling. we have two. one for meats. ((it's sizzling just a little bit for us )) and one for our breakfast of champions... eggs.. bacon and pancakes and if you were wondering ... ((3;03 look at the grill marks.. so that's perfect .. that's what we are looking for with this grill mat.)) not gonna lie .. i was not expecting this thing to work so well. but it's cooking everything up pretty nicely ... and it's not just the novice feeling it .. ((michelle: so you feeling good about this .. oh i am feeling excellent about this.))
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those ribs... were st louis sweet. our eggs were a sunny side up dream. the bacon crispy . and our pancake. even i didn't screw it up. ((chef: you ready to give it a try michelle: there's a first time for everything. 1-2-3 ... look at them grill marks ... that was a amazing ... look at them grill marks. )) this grill mat is amazing. it's non stick. we've used no butter or oil. and it's easy clean. watch. ((sizzle .. holy cow .. to be honest guys .. i like it... i'm ready for my next order )) this miracle gril mat truly is a miracle ... ((easy peazy ..... i feel good ... i knew that i would now .. nannanananana hahahaha .. this is awesome ))
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mat at walmart for 10 bucks but they are sold at most major retailers and online. remember if you have something you want me to try before you buy ... hit me up on facebook ... because i'm always watching out for you. ((weather toss))
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hazy skies still at this hour due to smoke from wildfires burning in california. air quality advisory remains in effect through tomorrow. winds still remain gusty at times from the southwest and do expect some gusts at times tomorrow but not as strong. temps remain at or slightly below normal, but we should be not as hot tomorrow. ........... ........................ ......... the region. hottest over to the east side of the valley where we're lower in elevation. not as hot over the west sid eand foothillls at today. great conditions up in kyle canyon where it still remain comfortable in the afternoon and evening hours. ................. .................. ........... region-wide temps show it hottest in the death valley and laughlin. very warm down the colorado river valley with in the 100's this afternoon from mesquite down river to laughlin. not as hot and more tolerablet temps can be found up in the
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... ........... u.s. temps show hot and muggy conditions continue for areas in the lower plains through the deep south. the heat returns to the mid-atlantic states but not as muggy as early august where heat indices were up to 105 in some spots. cooler in the upper plains with more warm weather for seattle as they continue with sunshine and heat. ................................ ... ............ dry and hazy conditions can be found right now, with storms firing up in lincoln and mohave counties. we do expect a chance of some of southerly and southeasterly flow as the next system comes in from the west increasing moisture and storm chances for tomorrow and saturday. best chances still remain in the higher terrain and to the east. ................................ ... ............. tonight expect a low around 80 with winds breezy at times early and relaxing winds by midnight. hazy early and mostly clear late night. tomorrow expect a high around 98 with temps still in the 100's for those eastside neighborhoods. winds a slight breeze from the south with increasing shower chances in the afternoon and in the slight category. ................................ ... ............. neighborhood by neighborhood
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for the east parts of the valley and southeast sections like green valley and henderson. mid to high 90's for the far westside of town and up near iante in the north secons. .............................. .... .................. tended forecast l r slight showw and saturday. temps wlr to the 90's then rebound back to near average in the 102 range by next week. pect a drier more desert-like tting next weeat monsoonretreat denise valdez)) > summer is alm still warm outside! ((dave courvoisier)) >> vegas tops the list of best vacation spots... but can you guess which cities fill out the top 5? the valley's news leader will be right back.///
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blood coming out of her...wherever [pledge continues in background] you gotta see this guy; "oh, i don't know what i said. ah, i don't remember." i could stand in the middle of 5th avenue and shoot somebody and i wouldn't lose any voters... get him the hell out of here... get him out of here! get out!
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amazon is taking a page out of walmart's book... and looking into adding a new grocery service. ((denise valdez)) >> the website is considering it would reportedly involved drive up grocery hubs. ((dave courvoisier)) >> by the way... amazon already offers a "fresh" service that delivers groceries to your front door./// ((denise valdez)) there's only a few weeks left in summer... and if you haven't packed your bags for a vacation yet... trip advisor put together the most popular spots around the world! ((dave courvoisier)) >> of course... las vegas came in at number one. the website estimates a week's stay here costs about 22-hundred bucks... the lowest in all of the top ten. ((denise valdez))
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five... cancun, mexico. orlando, florida... punta cana in the dominican republic... and number five... myrtle beach, south carolina./// ((dave courvoisier)) thanks for watching 8 news now at five. the valley's news leader. don't forget we're always streaming on the "news on" app... and you can find us on facebook and twitter. ((denise valdez)) the cbs evening news is next. we'll see you at six. ///
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december last year. 14 americans are killed in a mass shooting inspired by isis. in the aftermath, congressman joe heck had the chance to ban suspected terrorists from buying guns. heck voted "no." 23 times. individuals on the fbi terror watch list have purchased firearms over 2,000 times. it's not just that joe heck does nothing to stop them. it's that he's voted to let them keep doing it.... 23 times. ity pac is responsible for the content
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i'm catherine cortez masto and i approve this message. four years ago i was diagnosed with breast cancer but early treatment saved my life. so i'm really outraged that joe heck voted ten times to defund planned parenthood which thousands of nevada women depend on for cancer screenings. congressman heck even threatened to shut down the federal government to eliminate funding for planned parenthood.
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